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Punta Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica (Formerly Buganvillea Resort)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013
ocleirighfamily San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We spent 5 nights here end of September 2013. The pool area is great after a day at the beautiful beaches. Rooms are a good size with excellent sized bathrooms Very friendly staff, clean and cheerful Thanks for a great stay. Hope to see you all again next year

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We found the hotel at the tourist information office at Puerto Viejo. It was very comfortable, the staff is the most friendly which I saw in my life. I can suggest all of people, who would like to enjoy the Caribbean sea. The most beautiful beaches very close to the hotel.... The hotel inside the forest, and you can hear... More

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Temse, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

we recently stay at the bugabutik hotel in cocles , verry nice hotel, this is a tranquil place, verry clean , we had a big cabinroom with beautyfull vieuw(jungle),it was a pleasure to stay there. the staff (minerva and anibal )are verry friendly people, allways friendly.thanks a lot for staying at youre beautfull place .there is nothing to complain ,... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I recently had the opportunity to stay for 6 weeks at Hotel Bugabutik in Cocles, Costa Rica. As a writer, I was looking for a quiet location close to the beach and with good Wi-Fi connectivity. At Bugabutik, I found everything I was looking for and more. My cabin room had a balcony facing the rainforest jungle, home to a... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Nice property, off the beaten path and if you do not have a car prepare for long walks or taxis. We had the private hut and I loved it. Anibel is a wonderful manager who really makes your stay perfect. Great staff-typical European owner who has the slight arrogant attitude to guests and staff. I am an American. Beautiful beach... More

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We were so pleased to find this after arriving at the HOTEL CASA CAMARONA (don't stay there, separate review). This is a quality resort set in a beautiful setting and the sounds on the Howler Monkey's make it more exciting. This is a tranquil quiet little place with no screaming children or loud groups. The breakfast is a good quality... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

This was our 6th trip to Costa Rica, and our stay at Buganvillea Resort was meant to be a relaxing end of a busy week after my husband completed the very difficult mountain bike race "La Ruta de los Conquistadores". We had stayed at a wonderful mix of eccentric hotels and B & B's across the country and this last... More

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2009

My sister and I stayed at Buganvillea for a week in March. I can warmly recommend this hotel to any one, especially if you have a car. The hotel is located pretty much in between Puerto Viejo and the beautiful beach Puerto Uva, a bit up in to the jungle from the main road. We got around by taxis or... More

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Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

Our friends recommended this excellent place on the Caribbean side. Great place and location with beautiful threes surrounding the resort. Excellent service and food. The rooms are of high quality and with a great view into the forest. The owner Andrea and his assistance Gaby gave the best of the best service. The food is cocked on the grill and... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2007

We arrived in the area with no reservations anywhere so we stopped at about 6 different places checking out rooms and rates. No other place even came close to the Buganvillea. The rooms with a/c are set on the edge of a forest - very quiet and serene sitting on the patio. The rooms are comfortable and the bathroom modern... More

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Address: Punta Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica (Formerly Buganvillea Resort)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Buganvillea Hotel Puerto Viejo
Bugabutik Costa Rica/Limon

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